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Understanding Genesis

Author : Dr. Jason Lisle
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There are many opinions and subsequent interpretations on the Book of Genesis. What did the author of Genesis intend and how can we possibly know, or is the important thing only what the Bible “means to you”? In this book, Dr. Jason Lisle answers questions such as: What are the most common mistakes people make in trying to understand Genesis?What are the necessary rules of biblical interpretation, and what is the proper role of science in understanding the Bible?How does one identify the various types of biblical literature, and how do the rules of interpretation handle each type – poetic, prophetic, historical, etc.? Is there one correct interpretation of the Bible, or are there many? Discover why alternative positions are rationally impossible. Unlock a powerful understanding of God’s Word and equip yourself with a reasoned defense against those who distort the Word of God.

Understanding Genesis

Author : Nahum M. Sarna
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"This book...is designed to make the Bible of Israel intelligible, relevant, and hopefully, inspiring to a sophisticated generation, possessed of intellectual curiosity and ethical sensitivity...It is based on the belief that the study of the Book of Books must constitute a mature intellectual challenge, an exposure to the expanding universe of scientific biblical scholarship...Far from presenting a threat to faith, a challenge to the intellect may reinforce faith and purify it."--from the Introduction

Genesis Understanding the Bible Commentary Series

Author : John E. Hartley
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The Understanding the Bible Commentary Series helps any reader navigate the strange and sometimes intimidating literary terrain of the Bible. These accessible volumes break down the barriers between the ancient and modern worlds so that the power and meaning of the biblical texts become transparent to contemporary readers. The contributors tackle the task of interpretation using the full range of critical methodologies and practices, yet they do so as people of faith who hold the text in the highest regard. Pastors, teachers, and lay people alike will cherish the easily understandable truth found in this commentary series.

Understanding Genesis

Author : William M. Templeton
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Pastor William M. Templeton has accomplished what I wish many other pastors would do-that is, for the sake of his people and his readers, to grapple with the Bible. Understanding Genesis is a book full of insight not merely from the shelves of the library but also out of ministry and experience in walking with God. While this book may not have all the footnotes that professors might provide, it has insights that arise from walking among the people toward the City of God. Paige PattersonPresidentSouthwestern Baptist Theolgical SeminaryFort Worth, TexasThe Book of Genesis is the "Book of Beginnings." William Templeton in his book, Understanding Genesis endeavors to present the historical facts, genealogies, and lives and actions of six great men of the faith in clear, applicable, and understandable terms. Arranged in a unique way around the "times" of Adam, Noah, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and Joseph, this book takes the reader through Genesis identifying the plans, purposes, and principles of God and relating them to modern man living in modern times.William Templeton has been pastoring churches for more than three decades. He is married to the former Bonita Arlene Irby. The Templetons have four grown children, seven grandchildren, and counting. William Templeton attended Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University from 1969 through 1972. He then transferred to what is now Liberty University where he majored in pastoral studies and theology. For thirty-eight years, Bill has been studying Scripture in an effort to bring the word of God to every person in a clear and understandable fashion.Other books by William Templeton How To Make Your Dating Years FUN! The Chronology of the Revelation Clear Answers to Murky QuestionsFor more information and printed materials visit our website. www.araratpublishing.com

Understanding GENESIS Independent of Earthly Religions

Author : Teresa Yap-Rendon
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The book is rendered as easiest as possible to understand and as closest as possible to the original. It is non-sectarian and has nothing to do with any existing earthly religions or denominations. It is written to correct the errors made by most of the early translators, to enlighten the confused who are fed up reading hard-to-understand religious texts . This book introduces God as the Creator, our real Father. This book can be used for easy reading for non-believers and for in-depth study for believers.

Genesis

Author : Lorretta O'Shea
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This book is an exegetically sound and figurative approach to the seven days of Creation. It revolves around the notion that each day is a thousand or a multiple of a thousand in Earth year’s length. This is because, ‘Each day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years are like a day in your sight.’ References to the Day of the Lord are given credence in this theory and strongly related to the seventh day of Creation, which explores the notion of Armageddon as well as this epoch being a particularly ‘blessed’ day.

Genesis Survey Understanding the First Book of the Bible

Author : Edwin Walhout
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Genesis

Author : Christopher R. Smith
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The Understanding the Books of the Bible study series helps readers understand the biblical story by not only talking about what the authors wrote, but also how they wrote. Quite often, recognizing whether a passage is poetry, proverb, or history and discerning how the author built his book will unlock its meaning for today’s reader. The book of Genesis is one of the most influential writings in history, looked to for centuries to help answer first-order questions of the origin and meaning of human life. This study guide takes you through Genesis as a whole and then helps you understand each of its individual sections as God begins his work of restoring his once-good creation through the family of one man, Abraham. The 36-lesson format is ideally presented for group or individual studies and will evoke deep conversation about all the wonderful themes of Genesis. It will also bring personal growth and life change through a whole new level of understanding and engaging God’s Word.

Understanding the Book of Genesis Verse by Verse

Author : S. W. Medley
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A systematic exposition of the book of Genesis seeking to arrive at the intended signification of God's inspired words in a verse by verse format.

Interpreting Eden

Author : Vern S. Poythress
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Highlighting proper hermeneutical principles for interpreting Genesis 1-3, this book offers a clear direction for approaching these early chapters correctly.

Preaching Christ from Genesis

Author : Sidney Greidanus
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Sidney Greidanus's previous two preaching books -- The Modern Preacher and the Ancient Text andPreaching Christ from the Old Testament -- have received wide acclaim. Preaching Christ from Genesis offers more of Greidanus's solid, practical homiletical fare. Packed with unique features, Preaching Christ from Genesis uses the latest scholarly research to analyze twenty-three Genesis narratives presents the rhetorical structures and other literary features of each narrative discloses the message for Israel (theme) as well as the author's likely purpose (goal) explores various ways of preaching Christ from each narrative offers sermon exposition and commentary in oral style suggests relevant sermon forms, introductions, and applications Including helpful appendixes -- "Ten Steps from Text to Sermon," "An Expository Sermon Model," and three of the author's own Genesis sermons -- this volume will be an invaluable resource for preachers and Bible teachers.

An Essay Towards Explaining the Third Chapter of Genesis and the Spiritual Sense of the Law

Author : Julius Bate
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A General Explanation Based Learning Mechanism and Its Application to Narrative Understanding

Author : Raymond J. Mooney
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By Raymond J. Mooney.

Genesis Leviticus

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Continuing a Gold Medallion Award-winning legacy, this completely revised edition of The Expositor’s Bible Commentary series puts world-class biblical scholarship in your hands. Based on the original twelve-volume set that has become a staple in college and seminary libraries and pastors’ studies worldwide, this new thirteen-volume edition marshals the most current evangelical scholarship and resources.The thoroughly revised features consist of:• Comprehensive introductions• Short and precise bibliographies• Detailed outlines• Insightful expositions of passages and verses• Overviews of sections of Scripture to illuminate the big picture• Occasional reflections to give more detail on important issues• Notes on textual questions and special problems, placed close to the texts in question• Transliterations and translations of Hebrew and Greek words, enabling readers to understand even the more technical notes• A balanced and respectful approach toward marked differences of opinion

Reading Genesis After Darwin

Author : Stephen C. Barton
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Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species has changed the landscape of religious thought in many ways. There is a widespread assumption that before Darwin, all Christians believed that the world was created some 6,000 years ago over a period of 6 days. After Darwin, the first chapters of Genesis were either rejected totally by skeptics or defended vehemently in scientific creationism. This book tells a very different story. Bringing together contributions from biblical scholars, historians and contemporary theologians, it is demonstrated that both Jewish and Christian scholars read Genesis in a non-literal way long before Darwin. Even during the nineteenth century, there was a wide range of responses from religious believers towards evolution, many of them very positive. Stephen C. Barton and David Wilkinson argue that being receptive to the continuing relevance of Genesis today regarding questions of gender, cosmology, and the environment is a lively option.

Genesis 12 50

Author : Robert Davidson
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Chapters 12-50 of the book of Genesis may be considered as enshrining the patriarchal traditions of the Jewish people. Besides the elements of poetry and legend embodied in these traditions, Professor Davidson shows that there can be a historical basis for the narratives and offers guidelines for exploring it. The Genesis stories cannot simply be seen as a reading back into earlier times of the background to the social customs and religious outlook of their later editors. Introductory sections deal with the sources, historicity and general character¬istics of the narratives, and are followed by a section-by-section presentation of the text with commentary in the established style of the series.

How to Read Genesis

Author : Tremper Longman III
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Honored in 2006 as a "Year's Best Book for Preachers" by Preaching magazine. Creation in six days Woman from the side of man "Sons of god" taking "daughters of men" A massive disaster and an animal rescue boat of biblical proportions Abraham, Sarah, Hagar and the ongoing saga of a dysfunctional family These are just a few of the episodes that Genesis conjures up. But we miss the point if we focus on what seems strange to us. And we distort the message if we demand that this book answer questions that are strange to it. To read Genesis intelligently, we must consider the questions, the literature and the times in which Genesis was written. In How to Read Genesis Tremper Longman III provides a welcome guide to reading and studying, understanding and savoring this panorama of beginnings--of both the world and of Israel. And importantly for Christian readers, we gain insight into how Genesis points to Christ and can be read in light of the gospel.

Bible Understanding Made Easy

Author : Anthony L. Norwood
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Bible Understanding Made Easy is a series of books used to inspire and teach the Word of God to sincere souls that are trying to draw closer to God. This volume is dedicated to building understanding of the Old Testament portion of the Holy Bible. Many of the worlds prominent religions are based on the teachings of the Old Testament including Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. In fact, Christian students of the Bible will have a hard time understanding the teachings of Jesus and His apostles without a firm foundational understanding of the Old Testament. The method of teaching used in this book was purposely kept as simple as possible so that beginning students of the Bible can be inspired and build a rich foundation of understanding the Bible that will last a lifetime! The main themes of each chapter, and many times, entire books of the Bible are presented to help one understand particular verses that may confuse sincere students of the Bible. Lastly, as an added bonus, there are many life application style mini-lessons that Christians of today can use to help build faith, encourage, and inspire sincere folks to maintain a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. For ordering within the United States of America and outside of the United States of America please call (toll-free in the U.S.) 1-888-795-4274 or Email XLibris at [email protected] The easiest way would be to add the book to your shopping cart above and order online as another alternative. Normally, you may pay using your nations own currency (i.e. the U.S. dollar, the British pound, Euro, etc.). Please call or Email XLibris Corporation for currency exchange rates. Please also explore the next in this series called Bible Understanding Made Easy, Volume 2: Matthews Gospel available now! {click here to be taken to volume 2}

Dimensional Genesis Theory

Author : Trevor Hadjimina
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This book will attempt to explain and give you an understanding of how the universe first came into existence and what led to the birth of our solar system, and the truth on how gravity works, black holes, and what will happen next?

Called To Be God s People

Author : Michael Eschelbach
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Called to Be God's People is an introduction to the Old Testament designed for those who wish to have a comprehensive guide to the contents, theology, and important passages of the Old Testament. Written from a Lutheran perspective, this book is especially designed for those within that tradition and others who seek a guide to the canonical books of the Old Testament that consciously presents the Scriptures' message of Law and Gospel as well as the traditional Christian messianic understanding of Moses and the Prophets that points to Jesus as the fulfillment of God's promises to Israel. This book is ideal for university students and other Christian adults who seek to expand their knowledge of the background, content, and message of the Old Testament and its importance for Christian faith and life. It not only introduces important background information on each book of the Old Testament along with a general discussion of its contents and theology, but it also contains analyses of major passages within the Old Testament. Key terms, study questions, a glossary, a gazetteer of Old Testament people and places, maps, tables, charts, and sidebars make this book a useful and handy reference as well as a textbook. A concluding chapter on the centuries between the Old and New Testaments overlaps with a similar treatment contained in the New Testament volume in this series, Called by the Gospel, allowing for a smooth transition to the study of the rest of the Christian Scriptures.